Manchester facing Corpus Christi for best Double-A ballpark award

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Delta Dental Stadium. photo/Andrew Sylvia

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats home, Delta Dental Stadium, has reached the finals of Ballpark Digest’s Best Double-A Ballpark contest.

Voters have until midnight to choose either the home of the Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays or Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, TX. Whataburger Field is the current home of the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.

Delta Dental Stadium has been the underdog of each round in the magazine’s tournament so far, beginning with the 20th seed out of 30 total stadiums. In the first round, Delta Dental Stadium defeated Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium (Montgomery Biscuits – Tampa Bay Devil Rays affiliate), 60% – 40%; followed by a win against Toyota Field (Rocket City Trash Pandas – Los Angeles Angels affiliate), 59% – 41%; Smokies Stadium (Tennessee Smokies – Chicago Cubs affiliate), 57% – 43%; and top seeded and reigning champion Dunkin’ Park (Hartford Yard Goats – Colorado Rockies affiliate), 53% – 47%.

Voting will take place on Ballpark Digest’s website, with voting closed at midnight on Sunday, May 27.

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Andrew Sylvia

Assistant EditorManchester Ink Link

Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.